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Grimorium Verum, notorious Black magic!

The Grimorium Verum is among the most well-known guides of black magic, talking freely about how to work with Demons. And this particular edition, edited by Joseph Peterson, is a great read for those that romanticise working with the ...

Picatrix: An Ancient Manuscript that Teaches How to Get Energy from The Cosmos

The Picatrix is an ancient Arabian book of astrology and occult magic dating back to the 10th or 11th century, which has gained notoriety for the obscene natural of its magical recipes. The Picatrix, with its cryptic astrological desc...

Ars Notoria — Ancient Book That Teaches How to Get Incredible Mental Abilities

Over the centuries a lot of books have been written stating that loyal readers and followers of the text will be gifted with magical powers. In some cases these books are meant to invoke demons or angels. In other cases they promise t...

The Book of Abramelin the Mage, Esoteric Grimoire of Kabbalistic Knowledge

Western esoteric thought has its origins in the Late Antique period in the Eastern Mediterranean. This was an area of the world where east met west. Consequently, that was also a place where the religions and intellectual traditions o...

The Grimoire Tradition

You may have heard the phrase “Grimoire Tradition” spoken of or tossed around on the internet. It does not refer to any specific structured tradition, but instead refers to the long and ancient tradition of translating magic into the ...

Magic Moments: A Review of 'Grimoires: A History of Magic Books'

In this exploration of grimoires, books of magical knowledge, Professor Davies covers an eye-wateringly wide range of material, from clay tablets in ancient Babylonia to Buffy the Vampire Slayer (below). He makes the bold claim that t...

The Black Pullet

The Black Pullet, the Druid of Menapienne, Red Magic, or the Cream of the Occult Sciences, with derivatives from the first of these works, such as the Queen of the Hairy Flies, the Green Butterfly, &c., form a class by themselves,...

The Pentacles of Solomon: Talismans from the Greater Key of Solomon

Introduction to the Greater Key of Solomon & the Pentacles of Solomon

The figure of King Solomon and his wisdom and power exerted an almost hypnotic influence over magicians and esotericists since ancient times. Solom...

Enochian: The Language of Angels

In the year 1581, occultists John Dee and Edward Kelley, claimed to have received communications from angels, who provided them with the foundations of a language with which to communicate with ‘the other side’.

This ‘angelic’ ...

Ouroboros — An Ancient Symbol that Survived Through Millennia

It is perhaps fitting that the ancient ouroboros marks the beginning – and end – of Never Ending Stories, a major exhibition currently showing at Germany’s Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg. Spanning multiple mediums, time periods, and fields, th...

Art of Armadel, Theurgic Ascension and Sethian Gnosticism

We have already obliquely defined the art of Armadel as the art of disposition, and that such an art was dedicated to the acquiring and obtaining knowledge, wisdom, deep mystical insights and illumination - a kind of gnostic wisdom. W...

The Ars Notoria - An Ancient Magical Book to Perfect Memory and Master Academia

Over the centuries many books have been written claiming that loyal readers and followers of the text will be bestowed with magical powers. In some cases these books are intended to invoke demons or angels. In other cases they promise...

Goetic Magick and the Black Grimoires

I am reading Jake Stratton-Kent’s book “True Grimoire”, which is an operant version of the Grimoirum Verum. I am also carefully looking over and reading Joseph Peterson’s book “Grimorium Verum” at the same time. My purpose in this dua...

CEREMONIAL MAGIC AND SORCERY

CEREMONIAL magic is the ancient art of invoking and controlling spirits by a scientific application of certain formulæ. A magician, enveloped in sanctified vestments and carrying a wand inscribed with hieroglyphic figures, could by th...

Witchcraft and Evocation Simplified

Spirit Conjuring and the Legendary Witches

It is a long tradition in the annals and legends of witchcraft that witches performed magic through the agency of demons, fairies and lesser spirits, such as elemental...

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